Which district municipality is Matatiele?
Alfred Nzo District Municipality
Matatiele Local Municipality is part of Alfred Nzo District Municipality. Description: The Matatiele Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Alfred Nzo District in the northern part of the Eastern Cape Province.
Does Matatiele fall under KZN?
Matatiele has never fully enjoyed being with her villages. In 1978 the municipality was placed under the then Natal province, but its villages fell under the Transkei. In 1995, Matatiele was placed under the new KwaZulu-Natal province but villages fell under the Eastern Cape.
What is Matatiele known for?
The Matatiele Nature Reserve lies just south of town. It includes the Matatiele commonage, one of the few places in South Africa where Rudd’s lark makes its home. Matatiel is also one of the few places in the country you can find 100% organic red meat from the local farms.
Where is Matatiele situated?
Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
Matatiele is a town located in the northern part of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.
What is the address of Matatiele?
102 Main Street, Matatiele
|Postal||PO Box 35, Matatiele, 4730|
|Physical||102 Main Street, Matatiele|
|Tel||039 737 8100|
|Fax||039 737 3611|
Is Matatiele in Alfred Nzo west or east?
Matatiele Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the Alfred Nzo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa.
Who is the mayor of Matatiele?
Sonwabile Mngenela is the new mayor of Matatiele Local Municipality.
What language is Matatiele?
The majority of Matatiele residents speak both fluent SeSotho and isiXhosa and some still speak the fast disappearing dialect SePhuthi – the language of the BaPhuthi people. The region was first home, however, to San hunter-gatherers and their ancestors for thousands of years.
Where is Ingquza hill situated?
Ingquza Hill Local Municipality is situated northwest of Cane, and southeast of Buhlanyanga. Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, previously known as Qaukeni, is an administrative area in the OR Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa.
Which municipality is Alfred Nzo?
Description: The Alfred Nzo District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the north-eastern corner of the Eastern Cape Province.
How many municipalities are there in Eastern Cape?
The Eastern Cape is divided into two metropolitan municipalities (Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality and Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality) and six district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 31 local municipalities.
Who founded Matatiele?
In 1859 Nehemiah left for Umzimbuvu with about seventy followers and established his great place at the site of present day Matatiele town (see Maps One and Two; Theal III, 1883: xli).
How do I contact Matatiele Local Municipality?
You can contact Matatiele Local Municipality using the form below, your message will be sent to our communications department.
Where is Matatiele located on the map?
The Matatiele Municipal District is mostly rural with the town of Matatiele serving as the main economic hub. The area is located at the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains. The settlement pattern is characterised by dispersed rural settlements surrounded by subsistence farmlands in the former Transkei region.
How did Matatiele get its name?
Once dominated by dinosaurs, wetlands and marshes, Matatiele derives its name from the Sotho language words “matata”, meaning wild ducks, and “ile”, meaning gone. When taken together, Matatiele conveys a message that “ducks have flown”.  In Phuthi language, the town name is pronounced “Madadiyela”.
What does Matatiele mean in Sotho?
Once dominated by dinosaurs, wetlands and marshes, Matatiele derives its name from the Sotho language words “matata”, meaning wild ducks, and “ile”, meaning gone. When taken together, Matatiele conveys a message that “ducks have flown”. In Phuthi language, the town name is pronounced “Madadiyela”.